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Northern Europe and Russia

From its palaces and museums to ballets and space exploration, Russia is all about diversity. The Baltics, meanwhile, are bursting with castles and gourmet goodies. Explore Scandinavia’s fjords by landrail or air. Discover natural scenes straight out of Iceland’s ancient storybooks. You can even go in search of the Northern Lights. And now you can explore the region by private jet as well.

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Northern Europe & Russia

Northern Europe and Russia are brimming with exciting experiences. Dine in Lappish-style huts in Finland. Cruise Russia’s enchanting waterways. Admire stunning scenes at Geiranger Fjord in Norway.

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Travel Styles

We understand that one type of holiday does not fit all, so we’ve created a range of travel styles. A selection of ways you can explore the world. Some cover the must-see sights. Some go more in-depth. And sometimes we mix two styles into the one journey. We often offer multiple travel styles in the one destination, ensuring your experience is perfectly aligned with why you want to go, your interests, and your fitness level.

Delight in every detail

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Your Journey to Europe

Travel in comfort and style with our preferred airline partners, Emirates and Singapore Airlines. APT offers flight-inclusive packages on select Europe River Cruises, with options to upgrade to Business Class. Save on your fare and let us take care of everything.
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Freedom and Confidence

Enjoy flexibility when planning your holiday to Europe. For a limited time, Flexible International Booking Cover is included, so you can postpone your holiday and transfer your deposit for another date or trip, up to 65 days prior to your departure. Learn more about how you can travel on your terms.

Best-in-Class Fleet

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Valentina

Allowing you to journey between Russia’s fascinating cities of Moscow and St Petersburg with ease, the MS Valentina offers stylish and comfortable staterooms and suites.
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The Golden Eagle

Step aboard Russia’s most luxurious train as you relax in the lounge, enjoy Russian language lessons and lectures.
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MS Hebridean Sky

Spend the day discovering the world’s greatest wonders, and at night, return to the quiet tranquillity of the boutique MS Hebridean Sky - your stylish home away from home, and a destination in itself.

All-Inclusive Luxury

From the moment you depart to the moment you return, everything you need is included in the trip price you pay. Which means you’re 100% free to make the most of every moment, without the hassle of wondering what it’s all going to cost.

Signature Experiences

These are the stand-out moments, carefully designed to help you experience Northern Europe and Russia in far greater depth.
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Kempinski Hotel in Moscow at night, Russia

Luxury Stays

More than just places to sleep, our hotels and onboard suites are experiences in their own right. We have it all on offer.
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Luxury Dining

The dining experiences on offer will not disappoint. Michelin-starred restaurants. Family-owned estates. Cooking classes. Plus on our ships, a fine selection of beverages are included.
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Luxury Service

An APT cruise or tour director is always present, while local experts join you along the way. Relax while we take care of all the details.
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Freedom of Choice

Discover our Freedom of Choice experiences, where you can mix and match a wide selection of cultural, culinary, historical and active experiences.

Unique Experiences

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Northern Lights

As you go looking for the Northern Lights, be treated to unique experiences that showcase the very best of Lapland and the Arctic Circle region.
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Savour traditional Irish cuisine

Enjoy traditional Irish cuisine at the Ti Linn Cafe in Donegal and meet the owner Paddy Clarke, an ex-deep-sea fisherman of 20 years with a trove of fascinating stories.
Exterior view ofthe Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia.

Private Performance at the Hermitage

Experience Russia’s renowned arts scene with a special private ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, one St Petersburg’s oldest and most iconic venues.

OneTomorrow

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OneTomorrow, a not-for-profit initiative of the APT Travel group, supports five charities in Australia. Through guest and workplace giving programs, and a range of fundraising efforts, we aim to raise awareness for Rural Aid, Wunan Foundation, Royal Flying Doctor's Service, TreeProject and Rainforest 4 Foundation